Lehigh Valley Laborer

Electrical Construction · Quakertown, Pennsylvania
Department Electrical Construction
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Summary Description:

Under the field supervision of a Journeyperson or Foreperson, assists with general labor tasks related to electrical construction.  


Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential


  • Responsible for daily material handling and housekeeping.
  • Safeguards and maintains Tri-M equipment, material, tools, and vehicles.
  • Assists with underground installations.
  • Assists with the installation of concrete pads.
  • Assists with installation of lighting systems.
  • Assists with installation of conduit, wire and cable.
  • Assists with the rigging and installation of major equipment.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the project supervisor.
  • Assists project supervisor with material handling paperwork as needed.


Job Requirements:

Skills/Education


  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Good work ethic.
  • Self-starter and ability to follow directions.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the assigned work location/office.


Physical Requirements


  • Working 40 hours/week, scheduled in 8 to 10 hour shifts
  • Standing and climbing 4 to 6 hours/day
  • Kneeling, lifting, reaching above shoulders, and bending 4 to 5 hours/day
  • Twisting (180° ) and walking 2 to 3 hours/day
  • Squatting and sitting 1 to 2 hours/day
  • Lifting weights of 0 to 75 lbs. at the following frequencies:  continuous lifting of 10 to 35 lbs.; frequent lifting of 35 to 50 lbs.; occasional lifting of 50 to 75 lbs.; sizes & shapes of objects vary from concrete blocks to cylinders to 10’ lengths of metallic conduit and 20' lengths of PVC conduit; average carry requirements, 60 lbs. for 40'
  • Ability to lift from floor to above shoulder
  • Repetitive use of hands includes: continuous grasping up to 50 lbs.; frequent pushing and pulling of 50 to 75 lbs.; and fine motor coordination for receptacle installation and wire terminations
  • Repetitive use of feet is required for operating heavy equipment, conduit benders and vertical climbing
  • Vision adequate for blueprint reading and color coding for wire identification
  • Balance adequate for continuous climbing of ladders, scaffolds, and lifts and for working from heights.
  • Environmental factors may include working in temperature extremes of 0° F to 100° F up to 8 hours inside or outside and atmospheric exposure to dust, gases, fumes, and odors within the Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL).
  • Special hazards include exposure to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and potentially explosive hazards
  • Personal protective equipment includes use of hard hat, safety glasses, protected-toe boots, and appropriate gloves for the task.  Equipment on an "as needed" basis may include fall protection, dust mask, respirator, hearing protection, arc flash protective gear, and dielectrically insulated gloves and/or sleeves, etc. 


 

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  • Location
    Quakertown, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Electrical Construction
  • Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level